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Michigan reports 7,819 new COVID-19 cases, 73 more deaths

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Posted at 2:41 PM, Apr 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-08 14:41:37-04

LANSING, Mich. — 7,819 new cases of coronavirus are confirmed in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports an additional 73 deaths connected to COVID-19 on April 8, 2021.

Forty-three of those deaths were identified through a review of medical records.

There are 723,297 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 16,400 total deaths in Michigan.

As of April 3, 569,460 have recovered from the virus.

A total of 3,549 adults with confirmed or suspected cases of the virus are hospitalized in Michigan.

5,661,745 COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed across the state, and 4,871,713 have been administered as of April 6.

37.7% of Michiganders 16 and older have received at least one dose of a vaccine.

More information and resources on the coronavius pandemic

Find the latest numbers on case numbers and deaths through Johns Hopkins University's coronavirus tracker.

Complete coverage of the pandemic is available on our coronavirus section.

Resources for individuals, families, businesses, and non-profits are the focus of our Rebound: West Michigan coverage.

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